Pristiophorus lanceolatus

(Davis, 1888)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Pristiophoriformes Pristiophoridae

Reference of the original description
Davis, J.W. (1888)
On fossil fish-remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New-Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, Series 2, 4, 1–48

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Lamna lanceolata, Pristiophorus cf. lanceolatus

Pristiophorus lanceolatus


Citation: Pristiophorus lanceolatus (Davis, 1888): In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2023

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Pristiophorus lanceolatus (Davis, 1888); Miocene, Huarra formation, Atacama desert, Chile © Jean-Francois LHOMME,

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